Join Brian Bradley for an in-depth discussion in this video V-Ray Express presets, part of SketchUp Rendering: Using V-Ray 2.
- With the introduction of Service Pack 2,…V-Ray for SketchUp version 2, acquired some new…and extremely powerful preset tools…that can be used on any commercial or non-commercial…projects that we like.…These come in the form of a new V-Ray Express download…that can be accessed once you have logged in…from the downloads section of the Chaos Group website.…Now, although I am not going to walk through…the installation of these tools here,…given that it is a very straightforward process,…what I will do is quickly show you how to…access the new presets that the install makes available.…
To take a look at the first set,…we need to come to the Window menu…and open up the Components dialogue.…Straightaway you can see that we now have…a V-Ray Components entry, which if we click,…reveals a number of preset libraries,…namely HDRI, Studio Lighting, and Studios.…In the HDRI section, what we get are actually a number…of dome light presets that already have HDR images…attached to them, with the preset name giving us a clue…
- Locating V-Ray tools and features
- Using the RT Engine
- Creating daylight with V-Ray Sun and Sky
- Using image-based lighting
- Working with irradiance mapping
- Handling perspective correction in the physical camera
- Setting up a depth of field effect
- Creating and applying V-Ray materials
- Using fixed-rate sampling
- Color mapping
- Working with V-Ray proxies
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Introduction to V-Ray
2. Lighting the Place Up
3. Bouncing Our Light Around
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4. Working with the Physical Camera
5. It's a Material World
6. The Quality Control Department
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